I’m 65 and know I need to exercise more — but I hate it. Here’s what I’m trying to turn it around.

I blame it all on Robert Preston — my dislike of exercise and fitness, that is. Now that I’m 65 and unretired and someone with Type 2 diabetes, I’m trying to change my attitude and habits about exercising (with mixed success). If you’re in your 60s or so, I’m here to tell you how and … Read more

International Day of Yoga 2022: Can yoga be a good substitute for cardio exercises?

Yoga is known to impart several mental, physical and spiritual benefits. It calms the mind, alleviates stress and keeps your overall well-being in check. But, can it also give you benefits like a blood-pumping and heart-shaking cardio workout does? On this International Day of Yoga, health and fitness experts elucidate how the age-old practice of … Read more

Furious Goodlife Health Club members hope petition will help overturn decision to scrap creche services

Furious gym-goers are getting behind a petition to save creche services at one of Australia’s biggest fitness chains. Goodlife Health Clubs announced last week that it would no longer be able to mind clients’ children while they hit the gym from July 3. A post on the Goodlife Health Clubs social media page stated the … Read more

How to build big chest muscles like Chris Hemsworth and Chis Evans (responsibly)

Daniel Craig ©Sony Pictures/Courtesy Everett Collection Be the best version of yourself Can us regular guys really look like James Bond or Captain America? Yes, says Waterson – if you have his advice and his famous clients’ dedication and genetic capacity. But we’re all different. So instead of trying to emulate someone different, he says, … Read more

From Alia Bhatt to Kareena Kapoor Khan, 5 Yoga poses that celebs include in their fitness routine

Yoga, an age-old practice to gain healthy physical and mental well-being has been buzzing off late. With time, many health aficionados are keeping up with multiple poses of yoga to maintain their health in fine fettle. The same goes with B-town celebrities who have been swearing by yoga since forever as it not only keeps … Read more

Opinion: All that money we spend on fitness trackers isn’t getting us to walk more

Worldwide sales of fitness trackers increased from $14 billion in 2017 to over $36 billion in 2020. The skyrocketing success of these gadgets suggests that more people than ever see some value in keeping tabs on the number of steps they take, flights of stairs they climb, time they spend sitting and calories they burn. … Read more

Six Stretches for a Better Start to Your Workout

Stretching is important, but not all stretching is equally helpful. Research has shown that static stretches, like touching your toes, can actually reduce performance in sports that require strength and power. Instead, Alexis Colvin, chief medical officer for the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, has her athletes perform dynamic stretches before workouts or games. SHARE YOUR … Read more

Court: Iowa restaurants can’t collect COVID loss insurance | health and fitness

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court said Friday that two restaurants cannot collect damages from insurance policies for losing business following the governor’s March 2020 order requiring restaurants to temporarily stop in-person dining amid rising COVID-19 cases. The case likely serves as a lesson to business owners who believe they’ve purchased all-risk … Read more

‘We believe his ex-wife put her up to this’: My stepdaughter asked me why I am the beneficiary of her father’s life insurance instead of her

Dear Quentin, One of my husband’s children told me she was shocked when her dad told her I was the primary beneficiary of his life insurance. The next day I received two texts from my stepdaughter stating that she could not understand why her father did not include his three kids on his life insurance. … Read more